Author: Scott Gunn
Stephen Colbert famously coined the word “truthiness” as a way of poking fun at our habit of caring more about our own feelings than attaining the truth. Caring about the truth isn’t optional for those who follow Jesus Christ.
We are called to proclaim God’s love not just in our familiar churches — standing just inside our red doors to be nice to visitors — but we are also called to proclaim God’s love on the streets, in the mall, on the beach, in the workplace, on the border, in all the places of greatest need. We are called to be witnesses.
We ordain bishops. It’s time to let die our old habit of referring to the “consecration of bishops.” Our baptismal ecclesiology demands it.
Lent is going to look a little different for each person. I hope you have a holy Lent — however you sojourn. Should your ashes stay or should they go? Well, that depends on what’s in your heart.
We have a catechetical crisis in our church. Vast swaths of our laity and not a few clergy are unable to articulate even the most rudimentary understanding of either baptism or eucharist.
Today we look at a few liturgical resolutions that have come from dioceses. These concern saints, prayer book revision, new liturgies, and more. Stay tuned to Blue’s Clues for more posts as resolutions appear.
Here we consider a boatload of resolutions on politics and public policy. These are all submitted by bishops, dioceses, and deputies. At the end, I look at a few resolutions that commend worthy organizations.
This post covers resolutions dealing with various and sundry matters connected to the Episcopal Church — policies, canons, programs, and so on. This also marks the first post to go beyond the Blue Book to look at stuff from bishops, dioceses, deputies, and others.